Tim Tszyu will return to action this coming weekend in Australia when he takes on Carlos Ocampo of Mexico. The battle will take place in the Super Welterweight division, with a weight limit of 154 pounds for each fighter. The WBO Super Welterweight World Title is at stake in this matchup.
In an earlier battle this year, Tszyu knocked out former world champion Tony Harrison in the ninth round. Tszyu plans to keep fighting while he waits for a shot at the world title.
In contrast, Ocampo is coming into this fight on the strength of a recent stoppage victory, which he scored in the fifth round against Mauricio Gutierrez Castor back in March.
Here is everything you need to know about Tszyu and Ocampo ahead of their battle and exclusive guide to watch Tszyu vs Ocampo boxing fight from Australia, US, CA and New Zealand
Tszyu vs Ocampo match info.
Date: Saturday, June 17 (Sunday, June 18 in Australia)
Time: 1:30 p.m. AEST (Sunday) / 11:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 a.m. BST
Category: Super welterweight
Main event ring walks (approx): 4:30 p.m. AEST (Sunday) / 2:30 a.m. EST / 7:30 a.m. BST
Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia
TV Channel in US: ShowTime
TV Channel in Australia: FOX
Stream: KAYO, SKYNOW, Paramount+ FitePass
Showtime will air the fight in the United States, although a British broadcaster has not been confirmed yet. The battle will take place on Broadbeach on Australia's Gold Coast at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Tim Tszyu record and bio
Born: November 2, 1994
Height: 5' 8.5"
Total fights: 22
Record: 22-0 (16 KOs)
Tim Tszyu enters the boxing ring with a perfect record of 22 victories, 0 defeats, and 0 draws. Of his 22 victories, 16 of them have come by way of a knockout victory. Tszyu is currently ranked number one by the RING in the super welterweight division going into the fight.
Carlos Ocampo record and bio
Born: November 9, 1995
Height: 5' 10.5"
Total fights: 37
Record: 35-2 (23 KOs)
Carlos Ocampo will enter the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws. Of his 35 wins, 23 of them were won through knockout. The World Boxing Organization (WBO) currently has Carlos Ocampo ranked 11th in the 154-pound weight class.
How to Stream Tszyu vs Ocampo boxing fight on TV, Live Stream
Showtime is currently providing an exclusive live stream of the Tszyu vs. Ocampo fight on Paramount+. You can get the Paramount+ app for your PC, Apple device, Android device, Fire TV device, Roku device, and many other devices, including your Smart TV.
The first week of a Paramount+ subscription is free, after which it costs $11.99 per month and $119.99 for the entire year.
You can watch the fight in Australia via Main Event on Foxtel or streaming service, Kayo (PPV).
Tszyu vs Ocampo prediction and odds
Tszyu has a 73% knock out percentage, which is higher than Ocampo's 66%. This suggests that Tszyu has a minor advantage in terms of power over Ocampo.
Ocampo is an inch taller than Tszyu, giving him the advantage in terms of height. This also gives an advantage of one inch in terms of reach.
Tszyu is less experienced since he has had 15 less matches and because he did not make his debut as a professional until 2016, which is 4 years and 4 months later than Ocampo. He has fought 76 less rounds professionally than Ocampo, a total of 116 as opposed to 192.
You may get 5/1 (+500) on Carlos Ocampo if you fancy a massive upset, although the current odds are that Tim Tszyu will win the fight outright, and those odds are 1/8 (-770).
Tszyu vs Ocampo fight card
- Tim Tszyu vs. Carlos Ocampo; Light middleweight
- Sam Goodman vs. Ra'eese Aleem; Super bantamweight
- Justin Frost vs. Hassan Hamdan; Super lightweight
- Hasely Hepi vs. Troy Pilcher; Heavyweight
- Vegas Larfield vs. Jhunrille Castino; Super bantamweight
- Rocky Ogeden vs. Mark Schleibs; Catchweight (126lbs)
- Liam Talivaa vs. Isaac Liki; Heavyweight
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